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U.S. Army leaders' statement on passing of Senator John McCain

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 12:00am
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley are deeply saddened by the news of Senator John McCain's passing. Throughout his life, Senator McCain was an unflagging supporter of our military, especially our Soldiers, Veterans, and their Families. In a lifetime of public service that extended from his decorated military service in Vietnam to his distinguished tenure as the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator McCain was a dedicated and heroic leader for our country.

A fighter and a medic, South Korean-born Soldier chases two dreams

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:00am
YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Spc. Jungsuk Moon is a fighter, but with a caring side. With goals to one day make the Olympics as a taekwondo fighter and also become an Army physician, Moon has two parts to him that together make him whole.

Afghanistan peace process shows promise, Resolute Support Army commander says

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The peace process in Afghanistan has shown progress since the first cease-fire in 17 years took place in June, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan told Pentagon reporters today.

Perna: The three 'Cs' of leadership

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00am
The Army has given me no shortage of leadership training and opportunities over my more than 30 years of service. Having commanded at all levels, in organizations of all sizes, three traits have stood out as non-negotiable in leadership: competence, commitment, and character.

'When Soldiers go to battle, the chaplain follows': Army chaplain brings dedication to new role

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00am
FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Bob Wichman was just a teenager in a congregation of about 500 followers who faithfully filled the pews of the local Methodist church in Westwood, Ohio, every week. But no matter what the pastor preached, Wichman always sensed the message was his to hear and heed.

Civil Affairs Soldiers enhance Tanzanian operations to counter poaching, illicit trafficking

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00am
NGWALA, Tanzania -- Deep in one of the largest countries in East Africa, U.S. Army soldiers have been training Tanzanian game wardens in operations to deter poachers and prevent extremist organizations from profiting from illicit activities.

4th Infantry Soldiers help young boy experience Soldier life before he goes blind

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00am
FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division here recently made a big difference in the life of a young boy who is losing his eyesight.

Gen. Perna: The three 'C's' of leadership

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00am
The Army has given me no shortage of leadership training and opportunities over my more than 30 years of service. Having commanded at all levels, in organizations of all sizes, three traits have stood out as non-negotiable in leadership: competence, commitment, and character.

Becoming one team: Moldovan, U.S. National Guard soldiers train in harsh, unpredictable desert

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:00am
FORT BLISS, Texas -- 95 Moldovan soldiers are joining their U.S. counterparts for the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team's eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise, August 6-28, 2018.

Military OneSource benefits extended to vets, families for full year after separation

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Eligibility for Military OneSource benefits has been extended from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life, Defense Department officials announced Monday.

'It's your show': Junior leaders shine in air assault exercise at Noble Partner 18

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:00am
CAMP NORIO TRAINING AREA, Georgia -- Under heavy fire, down a team, and several hundred meters from cover.

US Soldiers hone small tactics operations alongside European allies during Noble Partner exercise

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00am
VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Georgia -- U.S. Soldiers assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted small unit tactics with Georgian Army observers as part of Exercise Noble Partner 18 here, Aug. 3.

From fields to skies: Vietnam native escapes hardship, now serves as CSM in 82nd Airborne

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Full of fear and anxiety, a 10-year-old Vietnamese boy sailed across the South China Sea for 10 days, in 1986, with the expectation that a better life awaited him across the ocean.

'Strength through partnership': Noble Partner 18 kicks off multi-nation exercise in Europe

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00am
VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Georgia -- More than 3,000 participants from 13 allied and partner nations gathered here Aug. 1 for the opening ceremony of Exercise Noble Partner 18.

POW/MIA Accounting Agency begins process of identifying Korean War remains

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- All Americans welcome the return of remains from the Korean War.

Citizen-Warrior: California Army Guard Soldier-professor serves in Afghanistan

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00am
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- To the Soldiers assigned to Train, Advise and Assist Command-South, Army Maj. Nathan Wall, with the California Army National Guard's 40th Infantry Division, is simply the deputy logistics and medical operations officer for the unit.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 4th Infantry Division Headquarters deployment

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018 deployment to Afghanistan of the 4th Infantry Division Headquarters stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division deployment

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018 deployment to Afghanistan of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division stationed at Fort Drum, New York.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 3rd ABCT, 1st Armored Division deployment

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018 rotation to Korea of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas.

From farm economics to airborne operations, this paratrooper means business

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- All-American paratroopers filled the sky in a daring daylight drop into Holland, September 1944, marking the fourth and final combat drop in World War II. To this day, paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division train for airborne operations through deployment readiness exercises, which ensure they are always ready to fight and win. Pfc. Taylor Dunn, a mortarman with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Abn, Div., completed his 12th jump as he descended onto Holland Drop Zone, July 19, 2018, at Fort Bragg during Operation Devil Storm.

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